Muscle Wasting Syndrome
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Brown University School of MedicineEverything has changed in the last few years since the advent of HAART. Prior to this (1980s-mid90s) we saw lots of cases of AIDS assoc wasting...indeed most who died from AIDS had evidence of wasting. Studies done then clearly indicated a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First, the good news is that your HIV infection seems to be well controlled on your current regimen: CD4 count of 902 and a non-detectable viral load. I'm amazed you've tolerated Norvir all this time. It's not the most... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your comments.Based on what you describe, the first question that I have is whether the facial thinning that you have is due to fat or muscle atrophy.In the case of the later, it would be important to make sure that one is not dealing... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesMy loved one is wasting away, how much weight can a person lose and still get healthier? I am very scared and worried about him. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do.
I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesi am worried that my muscles are going to the next thing to go.i have almost no body fat left, and with the anemia, just about no energy to get any exercise. i eat like a pig,and still i continue to lose weight. any advice?
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Posted by ElGringo, 1 ReplyJust wondering if anyone else has probs with joint disease or muscle wasting? I didn't have much of an issue til about 3 yrs ago & the cartilidge in my joints started withering away. Did the usual xrays etc & short of joint replacement, only... Read more »
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